I Said Goodbye To Ear Discomfort
Author: Jennifer S.
Skill: Raindrop Technique
Word Count: 135
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 6584-OR
Scientific Studies: 4
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I haven't had ear discomfort since I was a child, but I my ear began to ache the other night and woke me up.
I put a drop of Basil essential oil on my palm, rubbed the cotton ball in the oil, then repeated the process with Melrose essential oil. I put the oiled cotton in my ear.
I rubbed the remaining oil on my palm around my ear. Within an few hours I was able to sleep and the ear discomfort was almost gone in the morning.
I have done the same with my children as soon as they say their ears hurt. Melrose is a bit stronger and they say it burns their ear, so I add a drop of olive oil to dilute it. Goodbye ear discomfort!
Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: earache, earaches.
|Supporting Scientific Studies|
|1.||"Essential oils or their components placed in the ear canal can provide effective treatment of acute otitis media."||Link|
|2.||"[We] investigate[d] antimicrobial treatment of an infected [Staphylococcus aureus] cochlear implant, undertaken in an attempt to salvage the infected device.... 5 percent tea tree oil completely eradicated the biofilm following exposure for 1 hour.... Treatment of infected cochlear implants with novel agents such as tea tree oil could significantly improve salvage outcome."||Link|
|3.||"Ginger root reduced the induced vertigo significantly better than did placebo."||Link|
|4.||"[We] evaluate[d] the efficacy of the Pycnogenol [French maritime pine bark extract] in improving cochlear flow and symptoms... for patients with Meniere's disease (MD), tinnitus, and cochlear hypoperfusion.... Symptoms of Meniere's disease [spontaneous vertigo, positional vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, pressure in the ear, unsteady gait], flow at cochlear level, and tinnitus improved in Pycnogenol subjects...."||Link|
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